What's my Level?
This is a really hard question and sometimes it takes a few sessions to really gauge what a new student's level is. However, the Council of Europe have produced the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, specifying the competences a student should have at every level, right up to a fully fluent, native-speaker level. And this is not just orally but also in terms of understanding and writing.
Click on the button. The table will give you a good idea of what the different levels mean in terms of language ability. However, I will either interview you beforehand or give you feedback early on in the course to ensure you are at the right level. And of course your feedback is crucial here too.